What does Nursultan Nazarbayev have to offer the United States? More than Trump can imagine.
Is commodity play Alrosa the next private Russian corporate giant to fall into Rosneft’s black hole?
Petrobras stock looks set to stay over $10, barring short-term political risk and worst-case scenarios out of Brazil’s control.
Bitcoin, ripple and ethereum have a large market cap than Exxon…by nearly $60 billion. Carlos Slim’s America Movil is also smaller than all three.
U.S. energy companies are muscling in on Russia’s turf in the EU. The Kremlin is not too happy about it.
Russia’s Central Bank makes a call.
Why is Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin so interested in crushing Sistema, Russia’s largest private equity firm?
Chinese demand is back, and strong momentum is likely to carry commodities at least into the first quarter of 2018.
Petrobras is a basket case stock and will be until after the elections next year.
Atlantic Council senior fellow and former Senate Foreign Relations Committee Staffer to help Ukraine’s gas company fight its Russian enemy, Gazprom.
Tareck El Aissami will decide how American investors holding Venezuelan debt ultimately get paid…if at all.
Forbes listed billionaire Oleg Deripaska just raised $1.5 billion in a London IPO some thought would never happen.
Tenaris is a long term buy and hold thanks to U.S. shale, and large, new oil and gas fields in Argentina.
There’s a new oil and gas giant in town. Despite sanctions, a Russia state-controlled energy company has replaced Exxon at No. 1.
Ukraine’s state-controlled energy giant, Naftogaz, filed yet another massive lawsuit against its former client Gazprom, the EU’s top foreign gas supplier.
Uzbekistan has its first new leader since Soviet times and now wants to join 21st Century financial markets. Can their government really pull it off?
OMV Austria, a key partner in the Gazprom Nord Stream II pipeline, says sanctions make financing the project too risky.
With the Nord Stream pipeline down for maintenance, Russia’s only alternative into Europe’s lucrative gas market is via Ukraine.
Harvey is no longer a hurricane or a tropical storm, but fuel costs are rising by the day as Labor Day approaches and here’s why.
More oil refineries shut down in disastrous wake of Hurricane Harvey’s aftermath.
Petrobras managed to appeal its September 2016 court case. But now that the technical matter has been solved, more than a dozen deep pocketed investors are still gunning for Brazil’s corruption-clad crude driller.
Russia’s proposed anti-Ukraine pipeline receives hundreds of millions of dollars from European energy companies.
No wonder the U.S. sanctioned Russian shale oil development, it is our only global rival. But even without Russia developing its large shale reserves, OPEC is looking more ancient by the day.
Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroder to join Russian oil giant Rosneft.
Tropical Storm Harvey, once a category four hurricane before hitting landfall late Friday night, has forced many oil producers to close down. Here’s how many barrels per day have been lost.
Oil refineries shut down operations in preparation for Hurricane Harvey. Here’s what’s been closed.
Barclays thinks that the flooding impact alone could damage oil supply, as well as port facilities, and its impact is likely to be worse than the market is currently assuming.
Rosneft beats Sistema in dispute over oil firm Bashneft, as expected.
Will the U.S. target Citgo next? Depends on how the October elections go.
One of Russia’s most important business dailies is saying that Washington will force Russia to close another consulate this year.
Oil company sale has Rosneft going after Russian billionaire Vladimir Yevtushenkov in a $2.8 billion lawsuit, more than his entire net worth.
A look at Russia’s latest trade figures shows the impact of sanctions and weak oil and gas prices on Russia’s trade with Europe. Guess who is Russia’s new No. 1 market, meanwhile?
Gazprom gets access back to Germany’s OPAL Pipeline.
Backed into proving whether he’s with the Russians or with the American congress, Trump slaps global sanctions on Russian oil and gas firms. Here’s what it means.
Russian energy companies are particularly nervous about the Gazprom pipeline called Nord Stream II. It can be threatened by sanctions once Trump signs sanction bill into law.
Dealing with Russia’s “Darth Vader” gets Exxon in trouble. Now, they’re suing the government.
Gazprom wants to get all its ducks in order before Washington slaps it with extra-territorial sanctions.
Started by Obama, the U.S. is becoming a natural gas player. Target: Russia’s main markets in Europe.T
Looks like gasoline prices will be cheap all summer long. But wait a few years…
These companies do better business in Russia than they do within NAFTA, and the money they make there may ultimately pressure the Senate to kill its new sanctions bill.
New report by Goldman Sachs says Russia has successfully moved away from being dependent on oil and gas for its economic growth.
Some mighty U.S. companies think the new anti-Putin sanctions bill is too harsh on them, let alone Russia.
Naftogaz said that the European Parliament will closely monitor the Commission’s agreement to go ahead with Nord Stream II, a controversial pipeline in the Baltic Sea.
Russia’s richest man thinks he will beat American shale to the punch in Europe.
Europe extended sanctions on parts of Ukraine and on Russian banks, but Washington thinks they do not go far enough.
With the Senate now putting the Nord Stream II pipeline from Russia to Germany on sanctions notice, Ukraine joins the fight and seeks to cut Gazprom off at the pass.
A new amendment to the Russian sanctions law shows Republican Senators are against Trump’s detente with Moscow, and both parties are willing to punish Putin for more than just Ukraine.
Latest threat makes Russia’s Nord Stream II pipeline risky business for Gazprom’s European partners, especially the Germans.
Ukraine hates the idea of Nord Stream II, sees it a way to bypass the country forever. Europeans fine with it.
Russia and the United States now have more say than ever on the future price of oil.
Oleg Deripaska is floating the idea of selling a quarter of his hydropower and aluminium empire to foreign investors in what may be the largest IPO in London this year.
Another $300 million goes back to the EU from Ukraine’s most important state owned enterprise as European energy traders benefit from Russia’s demise.
Check out the upside on this stock. Its recent bond issue was five times oversubscribed.
Turkey is building a wall against Iran. Meanwhile, the Russians lay pipe for new ‘anti-Ukraine’ natural gas line into Europe.
If so, risky stocks tied to oil will suffer, like Petrobras and Russia.
The bankruptcy of Westinghouse Electric Company has put its plans to compete in Eastern Europe and Asia on indefinite hold.